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Tribulus terrestris L.

Synonyms

Tribulus acanthococcus, Tribulus albus, Tribulus bicornutus, Tribulus bimucronatus, Tribulus gussonii, Tribulus humifusus, Tribulus kotschyanus, Tribulus micans, Tribulus murex, Tribulus muricatus, Tribulus nogalensis

Common names

Hasak, gatha, Puncturevine, Caltrop, Tribulus lanuginosus

Extract from Wikipedia article

Tribulus terrestris is an annual plant in the Caltrop Family (Zygophyllaceae) widely distributed around the world, that is adapted to grow in dry climate locations in which few other plants can survive.[+]

LinkPuncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, Tribulus lanuginosus, local name hasak) in sand on roadside in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkFlower of puncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, Tribulus lanuginosus, local name hasak) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsطريق سلوى، Qatar
LinkFlower of puncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, Tribulus lanuginosus, local name hasak) on a roadside in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkYellow flowers of puncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, Tribulus lanuginosus, local name hasak) on a roadside in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkBlooming puncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, Tribulus lanuginosus, local name hasak) on a roadside in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkPuncturevine (caltrop, Tribulus terrestris) on a sidewalk of Al Diwan Street. Doha, Qatar, March 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Diwan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPuncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris) on roadside of Salwa Road, south-west from Doha. Qatar, April 23, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkPuncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, local name hasak) taken from Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2015
Location on mapsDoha Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkPuncturevine (Caltrop, Tribulus terrestris) in a silty depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, October 24, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.